Effective June 30, 2020: Per the Second Amended Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order, individuals in the City of Jackson are required to wear a face covering in public. Business owners must require all parties (employees, patrons, etc.) to wear a face covering. Businesses found in violation will be shutdown for 24-hours and must submit an Attestation of Compliance with the City of Jackson before reopening. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, call our Hotline at 601-586-3067 and fill out the Symptom Collector. If you are in need of mental health support during this time, call our Mental Health Warmline at 601-586-3073. 

Telecommunications Division

Telecommunications Office Contact

Sid Holston
Telecommunications Manager

2320 Riverside Dr.
Jackson, MS 39202
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

The Telecommunications Division's principal objectives are to provide franchise administration, community technology, and radio/wireless communications on behalf of the city of Jackson. The division also solicits, evaluates, negotiates, and administers the City's telecommunications and cable franchise agreements, towers/wireless providers, and high-capacity telecommunications networks and network services.

The City presently owns and operates 28 Towers with 116 attachments including one attachment on the Jackson State University Water Tank. The City presently owns and manages approximately 113 miles of fiber optic cable. This fiber is used for operation of the city’s wide area high-speed network in 12 locations throughout the city. This fiber is also used by the Traffic Divisions’ Intelligent Transportation System for signaling and cameras.

Services Provided:

  • Franchise Administration and Regulation Services
  • Community Technology Initiatives
  • Radio/Wireless Communications
  • Facilities/Physical Plant Services
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